Bacterial Biofilms: Fast and Slow Streamers

Unwanted, harmful bacterial cells can be found fouling surfaces everywhere from lifesaving medical devices to toe-jamming pond scum — often in the form of “biofilms,” where they clump together into a slimy, protective surface. In recent years, many researchers have Read More …






Viruses could adopt their own immune system showing that they are the living organisms

Researchers have found that viruses could adopt their own immune systems that can protect them from the harmful responses of bacteria. This research has been published online in the journal Nature. Researchers worked on bacteriophage (bacteria-infecting virus) and cholera bacteria. Read More …